A Military History of Britain: From 1775 to the Present (Google eBook)

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 191 pages
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Starting his account at a time when Britain was poised to rule the world's oceans--and much of its land as well--prolific historian Jeremy Black details the nation's involvement in global affairs from the late-18th century to the present. AMilitary History of Britain is an account of military structures and cultures, and relevant socio-political contexts, as well as of conflicts. As in all of his writing, Black seeks to challenge conventional assumptions and offer illuminating new perspectives.

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A military history of Britain: from 1775 to the present

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Although the subtitle indicates this book's eventual focus, Black (history, Exeter Univ.;The British Seaborne Empire ) begins this concise and comprehensive military history with an overview going ... Read full review


Imperial Rival 17751904
Imperial Partner 1904
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Jeremy Black is Professor of History at Exter University in the United Kingdom.

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